Category Archives: Gate Guard

Remembering Romero, A Story of the Spirit of Christmas

A scan of the Father’s Day Prayer Card that Romero gave to me. Remembering Romero A Story of the Spirit of Christmas By Richard Mabey Jr. It was January of 2014, when I was working at the southernmost section of … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Giving

My old Gatehouse. I worked as a Gate Guard for five years in a gated community in Central Florida. The Joy Of Giving By Richard Mabey Jr. Being a Gate Guard for one of these gated communities in Central Florida … Continue reading

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Remembering Romero

A scan of the Father’s Day Prayer Card that Romero gave to me. Remembering Romero By Richard Mabey Jr. It was January of 2014, when I was working at the southernmost section of Gated Community, that I first met Romero. … Continue reading

Posted in Compassion, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Friendship, Gate Guard, Gated Community, Humility, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Memory, Romero, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 1 Comment

My Crazy, Hair Brain Scheme To Be Fonzie

Yours truly, standing beside his brand new scooter, about four years ago. My Crazy, Hair Brain Scheme To Be Fonzie By Richard Mabey Jr. About four years ago, I got this crazy idea to buy a motorcycle. Well, I settled … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Advice to the younger set, Believe in yourself!, Central Florida, Destiny, Divine Protection, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Gate Guard, Gated Community, Humility, Life's Dreams, Memory, Moving On, Richard's Scooter, Richie Cunningham, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 2 Comments

The Graveyard Shift

The graveyard shift is the loneliest shift of all. It was lonely, it was eerie, and at two in the morning, a person’s imagination grows wild. The Graveyard Shift By Richard Mabey Jr. In my four years of humble community … Continue reading

Posted in Alison Steele, Believe in yourself!, County College of Morris, Dad, Determination, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Gate Guard, Gated Community, Good Neighbor Sam, Homecoming, Kindness, Life's Dreams, Mad Magazine, Spiritual Lesson, Stand Tall, Wisdom | 10 Comments

To Find Purpose In Life

There is something very special about the small press weekly newspaper. To Find Purpose In Life By Richard Mabey Jr. Finding one’s purpose in life, is really not an easy task. It requires listening to the gentle stirs within the … Continue reading

Posted in Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Big Box Stores, Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Gate Guard, Gated Community, Giving, Humility, Kindness, Leadership, Life's Dreams, Memory, Modern Life, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Wisdom | 2 Comments

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Writer

A photo of my desk. To be a writer requires a great deal of time being alone with your thoughts. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Writer By Richard Mabey Jr. My inspiration for the title of this blog came … Continue reading

Posted in Determination, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Gate Guard, Gated Community, Humility, Life's Dreams, Modern Life, Moving On, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 1 Comment